Our Team

The people behind the vision.

Nathan Pile

President

Nathan Pile

President

Nathan is the President/Owner of Curve Development with over 20 years of industry experience. He oversees the company’s national platform, evaluates and executes development opportunities, and is responsible for strategic long-term strategy. Prior to forming Curve, he was the Development Manager for JEN Regional Partner, TerraWest Communities. From 2014 to 2019 he managed the multi-family condo development, construction, design, and sales process. Prior to TerraWest, Nathan joined Zaremba Group on the acquisition, build, lease up and sale of a twin tower, high rise, luxury apartment project. The development set a mark for success over the 90-year history of the company. Before joining Zaremba Group, he was a Project Manager for Weitz Construction on several large-scale commercial and multi-family projects. He is originally from Nebraska and spent his youth building custom homes with his family.

Nathan graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a B.A in Construction Engineering.

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Deborah Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Deborah Smith

Chief Financial Officer

As the CFO for Curve Development, Deb is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial matters and supports land acquisition, development, and construction efforts. She has 15 years of experience in finance and accounting for real estate and construction entities, including two national homebuilders, commercial and residential property management, commercial general contracting, and auditing at a CPA firm. She is a member of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA), and Construction Financial Managers Association (CFMA).

Deb graduated magna cum laude from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Business Administration and Accountancy and holds a CPA license in Arizona.

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Brian T Skinner

Chief Operations Officer

Brian T Skinner

Chief Operations Officer
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Jennifer Michael

Director of Market Research

Jennifer Michael

Director of Market Research

Jennifer is the Director of Market Research at Curve Development. Prior to Curve, she joined JEN’s regional partner TerraWest Communities where she met Nathan Pile, and worked closely with him and JEN Partners for 5 years before becoming the first employee of Curve. With over 15 years of experience in real estate development, she uses her vast knowledge to research development potential of specific land opportunities, maintains a high level of information regarding current market data and trends as well as performs thorough due diligence analysis on all new site acquisitions across the country.

Jennifer graduated from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Human Communication and holds her Real Estate license in Arizona.

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Justin Pasternak

Development Director

Justin Pasternak

Development Director

Justin has over 14 years of experience in development, architecture, and construction across the southwestern U.S.  As a licensed architect in the state of Arizona; he has worked on a multitude of project types, including high-rise multi-family, hospitality, industrial, manufacturing, class A office, and single-family developments.  Before Curve Development, Justin worked for TrueNorth, a startup developer, LGE Design-Build, and Doug Fredrickson Architects, a local architecture firm where he designed/developed projects ranging from 2,000 square foot restaurants to 22 story multi-family high rises.  Justin utilizes his well-rounded architecture and entitlement experience to spearhead our nationwide projects.

Justin was raised in Pittsburgh, PA, and graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s and Masters of Architecture while completing a semester abroad at Torcuato Di Tell University in Argentina to finish his Master’s Degree in 2011.

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Tonianne Strohkirch

Development Manager

Tonianne Strohkirch

Development Manager

Tonianne has over 16 years experience in land development. She has worked in the capacity as an owner representative in countless commercial projects and has an in-depth understanding of the full life-cycle of the land development process. While working at multiple fast growing companies Tonianne has been a key player in streamlining processes and developing economies of scale. Her exposure to multiple aspects of the industry and the mechanics of real estate development has given her experience in due diligence analysis, acquisitions, contract negotiation, legal reviews, financing, accounting, budgets, entitlement, permitting, zoning, construction, deal structures and property management.

Tonianne graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Business and Communications and holds an Arizona Real Estate License.

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Mark Adams

Senior Superintendent

Mark Adams

Senior Superintendent

Mark has worked in construction for over 30 years. He began his career in ironworking and welding, eventually owning a steel erecting company in Florida as well as building spec homes. The industry has taken him to Puerto Rico, Honduras, Guatemala as well as Florida, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, California.

‘Home’ has been Arizona since 1996 working as Senior Superintendent with General Contractors and Developers in the Commercial & Multifamily industry with projects ranging in cost 2 million to 74 million.

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Preston Cooling

Senior Superintendent

Preston Cooling

Senior Superintendent

3Preston has worked in residential construction, across multiple States, for the past 13 years. His experience ranges from post-closing customer service to back-end construction to start-finish construction. His attention to detail has allowed him several opportunities to lead training and mentorship programs as well as becoming a recipient of the 2016 National award for ‘top 25 Field Manager’.

Preston graduated from Northern Arizona University with a B.A. in Spanish/Political Science and holds his Real Estate license in Arizona.

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Lisa Fojtik

Development Coordinator

Lisa Fojtik

Development Coordinator

As Project Coordinator, Lisa provides direct support to the VP of Construction and eagerly assists the other construction team members. Lisa is an active participant in contract administration, communication with vendors and subcontractors, deadline focus, and file management. Lisa has always had a passion for real estate.  Her previous career path introduced her to the challenges and excitement of real estate investing, which prompted her to seek out her real estate license and sign on with Curve Development to kickstart her career.

Lisa was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and transplanted to Phoenix in 2019 for work. Lisa has seven years of experience in administrative work, holding such titles as customer service manager, HR manager, executive assistant, and outreach personnel. Her dedication to detail, strong work ethic, team-oriented focus, and drive to always learn have proven to be of great benefit to the Curve Development team.

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Morgan Mallory

Marketing Coordinator

Morgan Mallory

Marketing Coordinator

Morgan is the Marketing Coordinator at Curve Development. Morgan is responsible for creating, delivering, and editing marketing materials and advertising campaigns. She assists in the development of strategic and tactical marketing plans by gathering and providing marketing information. Morgan manages our website design, content, and tracks analytics to ensure all content is up to date and relevant. Before Curve, she gained her knowledge from working at a National Public Relations agency in Phoenix, AZ. Her love for real estate led her to take her skills and knowledge and apply them to the real estate industry.

Morgan graduated from the University of Arizona with a B.A in Communications and a Minor in Business Administration.  In her free time, Morgan enjoys traveling, interior design, and spending time with her loved ones.

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David Guzman

Administrative Support Coordinator

David Guzman

Administrative Support Coordinator
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